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Travel Blogs from George
... Eland, Hamerkop, Jackal Buzzard.
The morning drive started almost cold - a sea fog hanging low in the valleys, the rising sun bathing everything in gold then driving the fog lower into the valley until it finally evaporated. The lush vegetation offering new smells; eucalyptus, wild sage merging with camphor. The bush rows filled with spider webs filled with dew - glinting silver in the early morning sun.
... just a bit annoyed by the mosquito bite that turned my face into a fighter's face.
On the 17th of October, I took the flight with Miek and Marlinde to Johannesburg. We had booked a homestay in Soweto with Sifiso, a very nice guy but soon it was clear to me that he was the most talkative person I have ever met (although I know by now that South Africans all just love to talk).
First stop was a visit to the hospital (thanks again Marlinde for suggesting to come with me), where ...
... and they obviously didn’t want me in there with them so I got exactly what I wanted before I had even asked. The room was small. Very small. But I couldn’t complain given that it was exactly what was to be expected.
A walk through town led me to the lighthouse and the coastal trail where I encountered a very odd creature that I had never seen before. It looked like a cross between ...
... the smallest possible space for the train and I was blind in both directions to anything approaching and realised that if anything did come I’d have nowhere to go except off the edge of the cliff. Still not quite believing that the line was closed I finally came face to face with the landslide and realised there were definitely no trains coming for a long time.
I crossed very precarious bridges that looked like they ...
... with an extensive wine selection and a convivial bar. Dinner is included this evening.
Another early start; 5.15am off to Johannesburg airport for the internal flight to George. A long days drive, but now we are here at around 5pm. Not much to report really as travelling much of the day...by the way, we have landed and it's raining. But not cold. George is part of the garden ...
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De Zoete Inval Farm, Boshoff Street, George | 4 star hotelfrom $126
4 Kerk/ Church Street, George | 4 star hotelfrom $90
5A Wright Street Camphersdrift, George | Hotelfrom $69
Victoria Bay road, George | Hotelfrom $63